Trees in Trust

Authored by Paigntonzoo

National Tree Week - from 23rd November to 1st December – is the UK's largest annual tree celebration, and marks the start of the winter tree planting season. One locally-based conservation charity is using the occasion to shine a spotlight on some of the many trees in its care.

Wild Planet Trust is the conservation charity behind Paignton Zoo. The zoo is more famous for animals...

Gold Dust superhero returns to light up Derriford Christmas tree

Authored by News Desk

Derriford Hospital's beautiful Christmas tree is now aglow thanks to a returning Gold Dust superhero, Jasmine Bayly!

On Thursday night, in front of a gathered crowd, 17-year-old, Jasmine, a former patient on the children’s wards at Derriford Hospital, pushed the plunger and officially switched on the tree lights.

Jasmine, who raised money for the appeal in September, when she...

Car in collision with tree on the A38 in Plymouth

Authored by Matthew Vizard

A driver had to be cut free from their vehicle and two children rescued after a car hit a tree which left the westbound carriageway of the A38 in St Budeaux close to the Tamar Bridge on Tuesday (29 October).

An ambulance crew and fire appliances from Greenbank, Plymstock and Crownhill were called to the incident which involved a single vehicle with one person trapped inside.


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